TEQUESQUITE CREEK. Tequesquite Creek rises ten miles southwest of Brackettville in southwest Kinney County (at 29°15' N, 100°34' W) and runs southwest for twenty miles to its mouth on the Rio Grande, two miles south of the Maverick county line in Maverick County (at 29°03' N, 100°40' W). It crosses steep to gently sloping terrain into rolling prairie and then flat terrain with locally shallow depressions. Mud, gravel, sand, and chalk support sparse growths of scrub brush and various grasses in the creek's upper reaches; oak, juniper, and grasses in its middle reaches; and water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses in its lower reaches.
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